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Coldest weather in decades hits Thailand The Nation / Phuket GazettePHUKET: The temperature in the Thai capital Bangkok fell to its lowest in decades today, during an unusually cold winter that has already claimed 63 lives in northern parts of the country, the government said.

"Bangkok hit its coldest record in 30 years Thursday morning when the temperature fell to 15.6º Celsius," said Songkram Aksorn, Deputy Director General of the Thai Meteorological Department.